PhD student (Marketing)
Entered PhD program: 2017
Research topics of interest:
Role of social influences and emotions in judgement and decision making
- Social hierarchy (Power and Status)
- Social networks
- Emotions and wellbeing
Past experiences and academic background:
Manjunath is a first year doctoral student in Marketing at the UTS Business School. He is interested in studying the role of social influences (anthropomorphism, social hierarchy, and social networks) and emotions in consumer judgement and decision making.
Manjunath also works as a casual academic at UTS. He teaches Marketing Foundations and Business Statistics. Prior to joining UTS, Manjunath has held key management positions in leading technology companies in the U.S. and India. More recently, he has also worked in key decision making roles in leading technology start-ups. His 12+ years of experience encompasses sales, marketing and service delivery management roles.
He received Bachelor of Engineering (Information Science) from VTU, India, and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management degree (Marketing) from NMIMS University, India.